I am not the right person to preach on electronic servitude, given my tons of incoming mail and messages and a touch of OCD. As I’m writing this, in between tweets and Facebook updates, I have stopped to answer e-mails. More than once. They pile up, you see, and I like a clean...
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Israel's Prime Minister's Office launched an app to follow President Obama's visit in real time.
The app, which is available though Israel's Apple store, will assist journalists covering the visit and allow Israelis to receive real-time updates, including video streaming. It will...
September 25, 2012 | 11:18 am
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The map included in Apple’s new iOS6 operating system reportedly does not show Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.
Every other country on the map has its capital listed, The Algemeiner reported Tuesday.
In addition, the world clock included in the operating system lists Jerusalem without an affiliated country -- the only city to be included that way, the paper said.
Apple did not respond to JTA requests for comment.
June 18, 2012 | 4:38 pm
Most people learned Apple was unveiling a new version of its operating system, iOS 6, and abandoning the Google mapping software used in earlier versions when Apple CEO Tim Cook made the official announcement on June 11.
But for the cadre of observers who watch the world’s most...
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Apple reportedly is developing add-ons for the Siri interface that will include support for Hebrew, among other languages.
Sources told the iPhones.co.il website that Nuance, a company working directly with Apple, has rented a studio where sound bites and sentences are being recorded in Hebrew. Nuance is using a special developer’s iPhone app to make the recordings.
The report does not guarantee that iOS 5.1, the forthcoming software update for iPhone, will support Hebrew.
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Yesterday was busy. I worked all day, picked up my son from school, and with Big Brother and America’s Got Talent having their season finales, and Survivor premiering, I had a long night of blogging for my reality blog Keeping it Real. I decided we would go out for dinner so I...
June 23, 2011 | 3:26 pm
Apple Inc. removed the Arabic-language “Thirdintifada” application from its App Store following a request from the Israeli government.
The application was removed June 22, a day after Israel’s minister of public diplomacy and diaspora affairs, Yuli Edelstein, wrote to Apple founder...
February 2, 2011 | 4:09 pm
It comes as no surprise that in a world where many neglect the importance of community, iPhones, iPods and iPads are the trendiest gadgets. These devices represent a culture that desires to deconstruct the power and purpose of community, placing all importance on the needs of the...
December 30, 2010 | 9:25 am
Using a new iPhone application, the Western Wall is only a touch away.
The new application, the Kotel Application, which was released this week in Hebrew, English and Russian by the Western Wall Heritage Center, permits users to see a live video feed of the Western Wall Plaza. They can also send a note to the wall and use the application’s compass to pray in the direction of the wall.
The application is free at Apple’s iTunes store.
December 20, 2010 | 2:26 pm
The other day, I started to wonder if anyone else has the same obsessive compulsive behavior when it comes to Facebook, cell phones, Blackberry’s, Blueberry’s, ipods, iphones, ipads and God-knows what else…
For a long time, I resisted getting a more ‘appropriate’ cell...
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A recreation? A mashup of old video and new audio? Whatever, it’s great!
For more on Ezekiel’s vision of the dry bones:
Dry Bones cartoons and the Dry Bones Project are called Dry Bones because of the 2600 years-old writings of the Biblical Prophet Ezekiel.
Like a police sketch artist trying to portray what a witness is describing, the cartoonist has done his best to draw what Ezekiel claimed to have seen.
This “Graphic Novel” is called: Listening to Ezekiel
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